We’re delighted to announce our twelfth cohort, the 2020 Fellows. This group of twenty-one changemakers are bringing their skills and experience to the world of social innovation. They’ll be spending the next ten months learning to use social entrepreneurship to tackle some of the toughest issues facing the country.
Interested in applying for a future cohort? Register here.
Jared’s background is in human-centric design and sustainable development, bringing together models that work for communities and nature.
Charlotte has 6 years of experience as a communications specialist, most recently for a barristers’ chambers with a focus on human rights.
Nova joins Year Here from the fast-paced world of software start-ups – most recently from a role in the new business team of a multinational company.
Monica, an optometrist with 7 years’ experience, has worked within the NHS and previously led the learning and development team of an eyewear start-up.
Imogen is a communications consultant for the climate and development sectors, and previously worked at the news desk of an Egyptian paper.
Kevin joins us from Buenos Aires, where he worked as a public policy planner for the city, and founded a social innovation academy for young entrepreneurs.
After 10 years of working in manufacturing operations, Libby founded a conscious living startup focused on the wellbeing of both people and planet.
Kertrina has spent the last 6 years as an educator, both as a primary school teacher and with NGOs, and joins us to tackle inequality in education at a greater scale.
For the last decade Sarah has worked in fundraising roles in the non-profit sector, and joins us to explore sustainable models for social change.
With 8 years’ experience across the apparel and fashion industry, Miriam is interested in the topic of loneliness as a social issue.
Vaughan previously launched his own clothing brand, and joins the programme to explore social entrepreneurship as a tool to transform society.
Nikita joins us from the advertising sector, where she’s delivered sustainability rebrands for global campaigns.
With a background in PR management for the video game industry, Alex joins Year Here to tackle social inequality and generate positive impact.
Rosalinda is an ethnographer turned Innovation Consultant, who plans to harness business as a force for social change.
With a background in design and illustration, Ellen has spent the last 4 years as a brand and creative strategist in the advertising industry.
Politics and International Relations graduate Katherine has been working on HIV Policy and Strategy at the United Nations in Geneva.
Winnie joins Year Here after three years of experience working in a venture that built social housing for displaced people in Bristol.
With an interest in healthcare, Sophie has been working as a technology consultant across the intersections of science, health and tech.
Agnes has recently returned to the UK from Athens, Greece, where she ran a school for refugees and asylum seekers.